• Phone : (207) 594-5166
  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our mission is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences. Please join us.

Latest News

June Preserve Updates

Langlais Sculpture Preserve: Now, in addition to the sculptures and trails open from dawn to dusk, you can visit Bernard Langlais’ home and studio – OPEN SUNDAYS IN JUNE, 10 am -1 pm.  Riverview Hayfields Preserve: CLOSED TO DOGS during the nesting season, June and July, to protect grassland birds. Gibson Preserve: RTE. 173 SIDE CLOSED IN […]

Irene Flynn Moves Up

We’re delighted to announce that Irene Flynn has been promoted to Stewardship & Land Protection Manager. Irene joined our Lands Committee in 2020 when she moved to Rockland, after years of stewardship experience throughout Maine. We were lucky enough to hire her as part-time steward monitoring our preserves. She’s proven to be a helpful resource […]

GRLT & Me: A Beginner’s Guide

When people are first learning about what we do and want to get involved in our efforts, these are the questions we hear most often: Where do I start? What can I do? How can I make a difference? We’ve created a Beginner’s Guide that can help you prioritize your interests and motivations. We can […]

Events

Frye Headwaters Trail Opening

We’ve added 14 more miles to the Georges Highland Path! It’s now possible to hike from our Appleton Preserve, all the way to Belfast and Unity. Please join us to officially open the Frye Headwaters Trail on July 7 from 2-5 pm. After a short ceremony, thanking the people who made this trail p...

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trails & Preserves

Protect the Rockland Bog!

Join us to protect our most ambitious project ever! We are poised to acquire 500+ acres of the western woodlands buffer of the Rockland Bog, increasing the protected wilderness in Rockland’s backyard, by 50%. Home to waterfowl, wading birds, deer, beaver, rabbits and other wildlife, it’s been a favorite of local outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and […]

Trails and Preserves are open!

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.